Definition of crunk
: a style of Southern rap music featuring repetitive chants and rapid dance rhythms
Recent Examples of crunk from the Web
One underrated punk-rap strain, according to TM88: crunk music, which briefly dominated top 40 radio in the mid-2000s.
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Origin and Etymology of crunk
crunk, word of fluctuating meaning used during the 1990s in lyrics of the rap groups OutKast and Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
First Known Use: 2000See Words from the same year
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